Nippon Hoso Kyokai or NHK is Japan's national broadcaster, filling TV screens and radio waves across the nation. Incredibly influential, the network has been around for over 90 years now, having made it first radio broadcast back in 1925.
NHK Studio Park is part of the NHK complex, and offers you the chance to try voice dubbing and program creation, including the production of a news program
Visit at 1 p.m. on a weekday to witness a live taping of the show Studio Park Kara Konnichiwa
NHK's 3D theater has archived footage and programs
You can reach the studio park by train.
NHK Studio Park is around a 15-minute walk from Harajuku Station on the JR Yamanote Line or Meiji-Jingumae Station on the Chiyoda subway line.
The studio headquarters are just behind Yoyogi Park in the heart of Shibuya, and are open to the public. For a small entrance fee, you can see how the network's many different TV and radio programs are created.
From TV dramas to multilingual radio news, you can witness the magic happen in real time. At 1:27 p.m. on weekdays, you can even witness a live taping of the popular daytime TV program Studio Park Kara Konnichiwa from behind the scenes.
Beyond just witnessing the action, you can also get hands-on. A number of interactive experiences allow visitors to try voice dubbing, TV program producing (bookings required) and watch shows in the 3D theater. The studio is open daily, and multilingual tour options are available.